President Zuma Appoints New Public Service Commissioners


BuzzSouthAfrica has confirmed from the Presidency the appointment of new public service commissioners by President Jacob Zuma.

As learnt, Mr President appointed the new commissioners to serve in the Public Service Commission. And, they will be serving for a period of five years.

The new public service commissioners are: Clara Phumelele Nzimande, Advocate Richard Khaliphile Sizani and Dr Tholumuzi Bruno Luthuli.

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Asserting that the Public Service Commission is a regulatory agency whose responsibilities among other things, includes the oversight of the telecommunications industry, President Zuma whised the new commissioners “all the best in their new important responsibilities.”

Also, President Zuma conveyed condolences to the government and the people of Germany following the death of former Federal President Roman Herzog.

Zuma conveyed the condolences on behalf of the South African government and citizens.

According to Zuma, the late former President distinguished himself as the President of Germany’s Constitutional Court from 1987 until his historic election as President of Germany.

He added that Herzog will also be remembered in South Africa for his support for South Africa’s transition after 1994, the successful State Visit by former President Nelson Mandela to Germany in May 1996 and President Herzog’s return State Visit to South Africa in March 1998.

“South Africa share the loss of the German people and stand with them in this time of grief and mourning,” finished Zuma.

He also paid homage to late President Mohammed Abdelaziz of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.

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Zuma expressed that he’s unhappy Abdelaziz died without realizing the fight for freedom of his people.

“It is unfathomable that Western Sahara, more than 55 years after the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Granting of the Independence of Colonial Countries, still remains colonized,” lamented President Zuma.